2020 NFL free agency: Chargers to sign breakout XFL tight end Donald Parham, per report

The XFL is the latest sports league to succumb to the fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Having formally shut down its operations for 2020 and beyond, and filing for bankruptcy immediately thereafter, it’s the second time the XFL has been unsuccessful in delivering a second season — albeit for Read more

XFL suspends operations and lays off employees, currently has no plans to return in 2021, per report

The XFL already had a questionable future once it suspended its inaugural season after five games due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now the league’s future seems to be in serious jeopardy.  Per ESPN’s Field Yates, the XFL is suspending day-to-day operations and all employees have been laid off. The league Read more

XFL linebacker Brian Peters says he’s giving half his pay to coronavirus-related charities

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the XFL to cut its 2020 debut season short, but the upstart football league committed to giving players their base pay and benefits regardless. Houston Roughnecks linebacker Brian Peters is repaying the gesture by contributing half that money to charitable causes. The first of Peters’ donations Read more

Panthers trade Kyle Allen to Redskins for draft pick after adding XFL star, per report

Kyle Allen, who started 12 games under center for the Panthers last season, has been traded to the Redskins in exchange for a fifth-round pick, according NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The news comes shortly after the Panthers signed former XFL standout P.J. Walker.  A third-year veteran who spent two seasons Read more